Dr. Matthew Thorpe, MD, PhD

Medical doctor. PhD in nutrition science.


Matt is a nutritional scientist and physician who completed a combined MD and PhD program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

He has published clinical trials and epidemiological studies on the effects of high protein diets on weight loss and body fat, muscle mass and bone density.

He loves statistics (nerdy, right?) and believes a lot of nutrition myths can be debunked by looking closely at the data.

He currently lives in North Carolina with his wife April and son Taylor. He keeps active by trying to keep up with Taylor and their dog, Oliver Wendell Holmes.

Articles by Dr. Matthew Thorpe, MD, PhD

10 Solid Reasons Why Yo-Yo Dieting Is Bad for You

How to Fight Sarcopenia (Muscle Loss Due to Aging)

Are Pesticides in Foods Harming Your Health?

11 Natural Ways to Lower Your Cortisol Levels

9 Powerful Health Benefits of Cumin

Grapefruit Warning: Can Interact With Common Medications

10 Signs and Symptoms of Hypothyroidism